Podcasts

The first Tasers

In the 1970s, an American engineer Jack Cover designed a new experimental stun gun. He called it a Taser..But the ...
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Our Sister Show: This Day In History Class

Holly and Tracy wanted to share a sample of the spinoff of Stuff You Missed in History Class: This Day ...
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SYMHC Classics: Johann Dippel and the Elixir of Life

This 2012 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina covers Johann Dippel. Originally a theology student, Dippel began dabbling in ...
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302: The End of an Era: History That Was Made – and Unmade – in the 2010s

The calendar is nearing closer and closer to the end of 2019. Which has us thinking about the end of ...
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Photos, Quakes and Fires

Holly and Tracy talk casually about the week's episodes, featuring the photography career of Frances Johnston and the devastation of ...
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The first Indian to win Miss World

Reita Faria was the first Indian to win the Miss World beauty competition in 1966. She was studying medicine in ...
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Episode 152: Let it Snow

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes ...
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The Love Canal disaster

In the late 1970s toxic chemicals were discovered oozing from the ground in a neighbourhood in upstate New York. The ...
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San Francisco 1906: The Great Quake and Fires

On the morning of April 18, 1906, an event that lasted less than a minute changed San Francisco forever. An ...
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The demolition of the Babri Masjid

Hindu extremists demolished a 16th century mosque in the Indian city of Ayodhya in December 1992 prompting months of communal ...
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